Bulldogs Down Kentucky 27-14 - Match Report
|Bulldogs Down Kentucky 27-14 - Match Report|
LaDarius Perkins tore up the turf for 110 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Bulldogs to a 27-14 win over the Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium.
Mississippi State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 10-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 48.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tyler Russell completed 23 of 39 pass attempts for 269 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Raymond Sanders rushed for 43 yards for Kentucky, while Jalen Whitlow added 26 yards. Jalen Whitlow threw for 73 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers La'Rod King and Demarco Robinson had 46 and 43 yards respectively.
Kentucky was outgained by Mississippi State 427-228 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-13 by the Bulldogs.
Kentucky lost the time of possession battle 35:59/24:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Mississippi State heads into a Week 7 battle against Tennessee. Kentucky, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arkansas.